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STREAK TEST-1

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Dear Aspirants,
We have covered almost 50% of Indian Polity and a MCQ based test is scheduled for tomorrow. The test will be conducted at 8 pm live. Keep a black ball pen and OMR sheet with you. Test will be uploaded to your portal.

Zoom link will also be shared with you.

So, let us look at Today’s activities.

The schedule for today was:

Center-State Relations, Inter-State Relations and Emergency provisions.

Prelims Questions to attempt:

Q1. Under the doctrine of Original Jurisdiction, the Supreme Court decides the disputes between different units of Indian Federation. Which of the following are covered under the said jurisdiction?

1. Dispute between the Centre and Union Territories

2. Dispute between the Centre and States

Select the correct answer using the code given below

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D None of them 

Q2.  Which of the following statements are correct regarding 7th schedule?
1.Where there is a conflict between the Concurrent List and the State List, it is the former that should prevail.
2.In case of a conflict between the Central law and the state law on a subject enumerated in the Concurrent List, the Central law prevails over the state law.
3.If the state law has been reserved for the consideration of the president and has received his assent, then the state law prevails in that state.

4. If a subject lies in none of the list of 7th schedule, both Union and state are free to make laws over it.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1, 2 and 3 only

B 2, 3 and 4only

C 1,3 and 4only

D All of them 

Q3. The Parliament can make any law for whole or any part of India for implementing international treaties

(a) with the consent of all the States

(b) with the consent of the majority of States

(c) with the consent of the States concerned

(d) without the consent of any State

Q4. Consider the following statements with reference to Zonal Councils:

1. They were formed on the recommendation of Sarkaria Commission for better coordination between states.
2. Chief Ministers occupy the position of Vice Chairperson on rotation basis.

Which of the statements mentioned above is/are correct?

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D Neither 1 nor 2

Q5. Which of the following statements regarding Inter-State Council is/are correct?

1. The Parliament defines the nature of duties to be performed by the Council.
2. It can deal with any controversy whether legal or non-legal.
3. Its function is advisory in nature.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1 only

B 2 and 3 only

C 1 and 3 only

D 1, 2 and 3

Q6. With reference to Financial Emergency in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Under Article 360 Parliament is empowered to proclaim a financial emergency when the financial stability or credit of India or any part of its territory is threatened
2. During Financial Emergency, the President may issue directions for the reduction of salaries and allowances the judges of Supreme Court while the Governor can do the same for judges of High Court.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D Neither 1 nor 2

Mains Questions to attempt:

Q: Discuss the meaning of “breakdown of constitutional machinery”. What are its effects? (10)

Q: What are the essentials of true federation? Analyze the nature of the Indian federation? (15)

Video Discussion of Mains Questions by Sukanya Ma’am

Video Discussion of Prelims Questions by Santosh Sir:

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Streak Daily Initiative: Question Hour – Day 13

Questions for the Day:

Try these Mains Questions :

Q: Discuss the meaning of “breakdown of constitutional machinery”. What are its effects? (10)

Q: What are the essentials of true federation? Analyze the nature of the Indian federation? (15)

Try these Prelims Questions :

Q1. Under the doctrine of Original Jurisdiction, the Supreme Court decides the disputes between different units of Indian Federation. Which of the following are covered under the said jurisdiction?

1. Dispute between the Centre and Union Territories

2. Dispute between the Centre and States

Select the correct answer using the code given below

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D None of them 

Q2.  Which of the following statements are correct regarding 7th schedule?
1.Where there is a conflict between the Concurrent List and the State List, it is the former that should prevail.
2.In case of a conflict between the Central law and the state law on a subject enumerated in the Concurrent List, the Central law prevails over the state law.
3.If the state law has been reserved for the consideration of the president and has received his assent, then the state law prevails in that state.

4. If a subject lies in none of the list of 7th schedule, both Union and state are free to make laws over it.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1, 2 and 3 only

B 2, 3 and 4only

C 1,3 and 4only

D All of them 

Q3. The Parliament can make any law for whole or any part of India for implementing international treaties

(a) with the consent of all the States

(b) with the consent of the majority of States

(c) with the consent of the States concerned

(d) without the consent of any State

Q4. Consider the following statements with reference to Zonal Councils:

1. They were formed on the recommendation of Sarkaria Commission for better coordination between states.
2. Chief Ministers occupy the position of Vice Chairperson on rotation basis.

Which of the statements mentioned above is/are correct?

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D Neither 1 nor 2

Q5. Which of the following statements regarding Inter-State Council is/are correct?

1. The Parliament defines the nature of duties to be performed by the Council.
2. It can deal with any controversy whether legal or non-legal.
3. Its function is advisory in nature.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A 1 only

B 2 and 3 only

C 1 and 3 only

D 1, 2 and 3

Q6. With reference to Financial Emergency in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Under Article 360 Parliament is empowered to proclaim a financial emergency when the financial stability or credit of India or any part of its territory is threatened
2. During Financial Emergency, the President may issue directions for the reduction of salaries and allowances the judges of Supreme Court while the Governor can do the same for judges of High Court.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:

A 1 only

B 2 only

C Both 1 and 2

D Neither 1 nor 2

Sukanya madam’s video would be out at 7:00 PM and Santosh sir would provide the video at 9:00 PM.

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9th August 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.

GS-2  Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure, Devolution of Powers and Finances up to Local Levels and Challenges Therein.

GS-3  Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.

GS-4  Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance

Questions:

Question 1)

Q.1 Highlight the importance of new objective that got added to the vision of Indian independence since the twenties of the last century. (10 Marks)

Question 2)

Q.2 Interstate border disputes have regional, national and international repercussions. In light of this, examine the implication of recent Assam-Mizoram border dispute and suggest measures to settle such conflict in India. (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 The government is amending the Income Tax Act to do away with retrospective taxation. Examine the advantages of this decision. (10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4 How will you apply emotional intelligence in administrative practices? (10 Marks)

HOW TO ATTEMPT ANSWERS IN DAILY ANSWER WRITING ENHANCEMENT(AWE)?

  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

  4.  Upload the scanned answer in the comment section of the same question.

  5. Along with the scanned answer, please share your Razor payment ID, so that paid members are given priority.

  6. If you upload the answer on the same day like the answer of 1st August is uploaded on 1st August then your answer will be checked within 72 hours. Also, reviews will be in the order of submission- First come first serve basis

  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 1st August is uploaded on 3rd August, then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

*In case your answer is not reviewed, reply to your answer saying *NOT CHECKED*. 

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Streak Daily Initiative: Question Hour – Day 12

Questions for the Day:

Try these Mains Questions :

Q: Discuss the major extra constitutional factors influencing the federal polity in India. (10)

Q: Kesavananda Bharati case holds a very important place in making Indian Constitution a “living document”. Elaborate. In this context, also examine the significance of Basic Structure Doctrine in Indian Constitution. (15)

Try these Prelims Questions :

Q1. Consider the following statements

1. An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by an introduction of a bill in the Lok Sabha only.

2. If such an amendment seeks to make changes in the federal character of the Constitution, the amendment also requires to be ratified by the legislature of all the States of India.

3. An amendment to the Constitution of India cannot be called into question by the Supreme Court of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only 

(d) None of them

Q2. Consider the following statements related to Article 368 of the Constitution:

1. A Constitutional Amendment Bill can be passed at a joint session of Parliament in case of deadlock between the two Houses.

2. It is obligatory for the President of India to give his assent to a Constitutional Amendment Bill passed under Article 368.

3. To amend 7th Schedule of the Constitution, ratification of more than half of the State legislature is essential.

4. To Take away any the fundamental rights

Which of these are correct ?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3 and 4

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q3. Consider the following statements about the basic Structure doctrine: 

1. A Constitutional amendment inserting a regulation in the Ninth Schedule cannot be challenged on the ground of violation of basic structure of the Constitution.

2. Any Constitutional amendment by Parliament cannot be successfully challenged unless it affects the basic structure of the Constitution.

3. All fundamental Rights form the basic  structure, hence can’t be taken away. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1 and 2

(b) Only 2 and 3

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) None of them 

Q4. Which of the following given below are the features of the parliamentary government in India?
1. Presence of nominal and real executives
2. Leadership of the prime minister or the chief minister
3. Dissolution of the upper and lower Houses 

4. Separation of powers between executive and legislature


Select the correct answer using the codes given below
A. 1 ,2 and 3only

B. 2 ,3 and 4 only

C. 1 and 2 only

D. All of them.

 Q5. In the context of India, which of the following principles is/are implied institutionally in the parliamentary  Government?

  1. Members of the Cabinet are Members of the Parliament.
  2. Ministers hold the office till they enjoy confidence in the Parliament.
  3. The Cabinet is headed by the Head of the State.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q6. The presidential system operates on the principle of

(a) Division of powers

(b) Separation of powers

(c) Fusion of powers

(d) Balance of powers

Q7. Which of the following are true of presidential system of

Government?

(1) President is both Head of the State and Head of the

Government.

(2) It is based on separation of powers.

(3) President’s term of office is fixed.

(4) Secretaries are responsible to the President as well as to the Senate.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) (1), (2) and (3)

(b) All of them

(c) (1), (2), and (4)

(d) (1), (3), and (4)

Q8. Which of the following given below explain the differences between Federal Government and Unitary Government?
1. In federal government, the constitution is written while it may be written or unwritten in unitary government.
2. There is supremacy of the Constitution in federal government while in unitary government Constitution may or may not be supreme. 

3. In federalism, there is horizontal division of powers, while in Unitary system, all powers are concentrated at center.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
A. 1 and 2only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. All of them

D. 1 and 3 only

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Streak Daily Initiative: Question Hour – Day 11

Questions for the Day:

Try these Mains Questions :

Q: Discuss the constitutional provisions relating to the non justiciable directives binding upon the states. (10)

Q: ‘Essentially all that is contained in Part IV A of the constitution is just a codification of tasks integral to the Indian way of life.’ Critically discuss. (15 Marks)

Try these Prelims Questions :

Q1. Which of the following statements given below is/are correct?
1. While Fundamental Rights aim at establishing political democracy in the country, the DPSPs aim at establishing social and economic democracy in the country. 


2. While Fundamental Rights have legal sanctions, the DPSPs have moral and political sanctions. 

3. DPSPs can get priority over Fundamental rights if it is in interest of economic rights of people.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

A. 1 and 2only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. All of them

Q2. Consider the following statements:

With reference to the Constitution of India, the Directive Principles of State Policy constitute limitations upon

1. legislative function.

2. executive function.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q3. Which of the following DPSPs given below were not originally present in the constitution and were added subsequently?
1. Provide free Legal aid to poor
2. To take steps to secure the participation of workers in the management of industries
3. To protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wild life 

4. Provision for early childhood care and education to children below the age of six years

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

A. 1, 2 and 2 only

B. 2 ,3 and 4 only

C. 1, 3  and 4 only

D. All of them

Q4. Which of the following is/are among Directive Principles of State Policy?

1. The State shall strive to promote science and technology for development.

2. The State shall endeavor to secure for citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout India.

3. The State shall try to develop population policy and family

planning programmes.

4. The State shall take steps to promote tourism.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 3

(b) 2 and 4

(c) 2 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q5. Consider the following statements about Fundamental duties:

1. Have always been a part of the Constitution of India

2. Have been added through an amendment

3. Sawaran Singh committee recommended fundamental duties to be mandatory on all citizens of India

4. Enjoyment of rights under Part-iv is dependent on obedience to fundamental duties

Which of these statements is/are correct?

(a) Only 1 and 3

(b) Only 3 and 4

(c) Only 2

(d) Only 2 and 4

Q6. Consider the following statements:

The fundamental duties provided in the constitution are:

1. To protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India

2. To safeguard private property

3. To protect and improve the natural environment 

Of these statements:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(b) 1 and 2 are correct

(c) 2 and 3 are correct

(d) 1 and 3 are correct

Sukanya madam’s video would be out at 7:00 PM and Santosh sir would provide the video at 9:00 PM.

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6th August 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.

GS-2  Indian Constitution—Historical Underpinnings, Evolution, Features, Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.

GS-3  Effects of Liberalization on the Economy, Changes in Industrial Policy and their Effects on Industrial Growth.

GS-4  Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.

Questions:

Question 1)

Q.1 The early nationalist leaders saw the internalization and indigenization of political democracy as one of their main objectives. In context of the statement, identify the democratic practices adopted by organisations and individual leaders during the freedom struggle. (15 Marks)

Question 2)

Q.2 Are government employees within their rights when they resort to strike? Give justification in support of your argument. (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 Examine the ways in which economic reforms of 1991 shaped the Indian industries. (15 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4 Explaining what an ethical dilemma is, discuss how it reflects not merely a choice between competing interests and values but is also a test of strength of one’s character. (10 Marks)

HOW TO ATTEMPT ANSWERS IN DAILY ANSWER WRITING ENHANCEMENT(AWE)?

  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

  4.  Upload the scanned answer in the comment section of the same question.

  5. Along with the scanned answer, please share your Razor payment ID, so that paid members are given priority.

  6. If you upload the answer on the same day like the answer of 1st August is uploaded on 1st August then your answer will be checked within 72 hours. Also, reviews will be in the order of submission- First come first serve basis

  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 1st August is uploaded on 3rd August, then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

*In case your answer is not reviewed, reply to your answer saying *NOT CHECKED*. 

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Streak Daily Initiative: Question Hour – Day 10

Questions for the Day:

Try these Mains Questions :

Q: ‘‘As we live in a pluralistic society we need the greatest freedom to express our opinion even if others find it offensive.’ Do you agree? (15)

Q: Article 15(1) of the Constitution of India prohibits the state from discriminating against individuals on the basis of certain protected characteristics. But it does not bar private individuals or institutions from doing what the state is not permitted to. In light of this, discuss the need for anti-discrimination law in India and its provisions. (10 Marks)

Try these Prelims Questions :

Q1. Which of the following fundamental rights are available only to the citizens of India?

1. Article 14
2. Article 16 
3. Article 24
4. Article 25 


Select the correct answer using the codes given below

A. 1, 2 and 3 only

B. 1, 3 and 4 only

C. 2 only 

D. All of the above

Q2. Which of the statements given below about the Fundamental Rights is/are correct?

  1. They are meant for promoting the ideal of political democracy.
  2. They protect the liberties and freedoms of the people against the invasion by the State.
  3. They aim at establishing a government of men and not of laws.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

Q3. What do you understand by ‘Equality before Law’?

1. The absence of special privileges to any person.
2. The like should be treated alike without any discrimination.
3. No person is above the law.

4. It is component of Rule of Law

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 and 4 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 3 and 4 only

Q 4. Consider the following statements about the Preamble of the Constitution and state which of them are correct with the help of given codes

1. State legislatures shall have the power to modify the application of the fundamental rights to the members of Police Forces so as to ensure the proper discharge of their duties.


2. The state legislature may enact a law stating that certain jobs can only be filled by applicants who are domiciled in the area.

Which of the above statements state the limitations upon the enforcement of the Fundamental Rights?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q 5. Which of the following statements are correct about the Indian Constitution?

1. Ninth schedule was added by the 1st Constitutional Amendment Act.

2. In I.R. Coelho case (2007), the Supreme Court removed immunity of Ninth Schedule from Judicial Review.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

Sukanya madam’s video would be out at 7:00 PM and Santosh sir would provide the video at 9:00 PM.

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5th August 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1 Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues

GS-2  Indian Constitution—Historical Underpinnings, Evolution, Features, Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.

GS-3  Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.

GS-4  Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.

Questions:

Question 1)

Q.1 How did the socio-religious reform movements during the colonial period contribute to the emancipation of women? (10 Marks)

Question 2)

Q.2 “National security is important, but it can have an impact on human rights and civil liberties. The use of surveillance has serious implications for privacy. What we need is striking the balance between national security and the rights of citizens.” Comment. (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 Examine the structural issues in the GST architecture that makes it an unrealised promise. Suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4 Impartiality as a core value of civil services should not become a hurdle in showing compassion towards weaker sections of the society. Examine. (10 Marks)

HOW TO ATTEMPT ANSWERS IN DAILY ANSWER WRITING ENHANCEMENT(AWE)?

  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

  4.  Upload the scanned answer in the comment section of the same question.

  5. Along with the scanned answer, please share your Razor payment ID, so that paid members are given priority.

  6. If you upload the answer on the same day like the answer of 1st August is uploaded on 1st August then your answer will be checked within 72 hours. Also, reviews will be in the order of submission- First come first serve basis

  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 1st August is uploaded on 3rd August, then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

*In case your answer is not reviewed, reply to your answer saying *NOT CHECKED*. 

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4th August 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1 Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues

GS-2  Parliament and State Legislatures—Structure, Functioning, Conduct of Business, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of these.

GS-3  Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.

GS-4 Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence
and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.

Questions:

Question 1)

Q.1 How did the Anglo-Maratha rivalry shape the contemporary politics of the Indian subcontinent? What were its long term implications? Discuss. (15 Marks)

Question 2)

Q.2 Disruption is replacing discussion as the foundation of our legislative functioning. What are the factors responsible for driving legislators to disruption? Suggest the steps to avoid the disruption by legislators. (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 Energy transitions are gaining momentum worldwide, and India is no exception. In light of this, examine the challenges in transition toward clean energy and suggest the policy measures to make the transition smooth. (15 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4 How does one’s attitude reflect in his/her behaviour? Illustrate.(10 Marks)

HOW TO ATTEMPT ANSWERS IN DAILY ANSWER WRITING ENHANCEMENT(AWE)?

  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

  4.  Upload the scanned answer in the comment section of the same question.

  5. Along with the scanned answer, please share your Razor payment ID, so that paid members are given priority.

  6. If you upload the answer on the same day like the answer of 1st August is uploaded on 1st August then your answer will be checked within 72 hours. Also, reviews will be in the order of submission- First come first serve basis

  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 1st August is uploaded on 3rd August, then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

*In case your answer is not reviewed, reply to your answer saying *NOT CHECKED*. 

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3rd August 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1 Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of art forms, literature and architecture from ancient to modern times

GS-2 Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

GS-3 Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.

GS-4 Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence
and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.

Questions:

Question 1)

Q.1) In India’s rich musical heritage, ‘Khyal’ and ‘Thumri’ hold a prominent place. Discuss. (10 Marks)

Question 2)

Q.2 “Amid Turkey’s quest for regional dominance and hostility towards India, the deepening engagement between India, the UAE and Israel can be converted into a formal coalition on the lines of Abraham Accords” Comment. (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 India imports approximately 85 per cent of its crude oil requirements and is exposed to the volatility of the international oil market. In light of this, suggest the policy measures for harnessing India’s indigenous petroleum resources and mitigation of supply shocks. (10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4) Positive attitude without skills can’t ensure success in one’s professional life. Do you agree? Substantiate. (10 Marks)

HOW TO ATTEMPT ANSWERS IN DAILY ANSWER WRITING ENHANCEMENT(AWE)?

  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

  4.  Upload the scanned answer in the comment section of the same question.

  5. Along with the scanned answer, please share your Razor payment ID, so that paid members are given priority.

  6. If you upload the answer on the same day like the answer of 1st August is uploaded on 1st August then your answer will be checked within 72 hours. Also, reviews will be in the order of submission- First come first serve basis

  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 1st August is uploaded on 3rd August, then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

*In case your answer is not reviewed, reply to your answer saying *NOT CHECKED*. 

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2nd August 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1 Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of art forms, literature and architecture from ancient to modern times

GS-2 Important Aspects of Governance, Transparency and Accountability

GS-3 Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment

GS-4 Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values

Questions:

Question 1)

Q.1) Highlighting the unique features of Vesara style, discuss how it symbolizes confluence of Dravidian and Nagada styles of temple architecture.(15 Marks)

Question 2)

Q.2 What are the issues with Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code? Suggest the ways to deal with the issues. (15 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 Do you agree with the view that the Indian economy is in the cycle of low growth and higher inflation? Give reasons in support of your argument.(10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4) Explain in brief, what do you understand by the following: (a) Beliefs (b) Values (c) Norms (d) Ethics (e) Morals (10 Marks)

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